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John Francisco deed witnesses, 1836.

Identifier: MM.1981.019
Scope and Contents

Statement of witnesses (Stephen Bailey, Willie B. Howell) to the deed made by John Francisco. December 26, 1836. Hawkins County, Tenn. Signed by William M. Alexander, registrar. ADS 1 p.

Dates: 1836

Joseph McMinn deed, 1799.

Identifier: MM.1981.009
Scope and Contents

Indenture - sale of land to Jos. McMinn by David Groves. 172 acres, Hawkins County, Tenn., August 25, 1799. ADS 1 document (torn; 4 pcs.)

Dates: 1799

Joseph Rogers Papers (George E. Webb Collection, Hawkins County Records).

Identifier: MSC 0902
Scope and Contents Joseph Rogers Papers in the George Webb Collection. Joseph Rogers (1764-1833) was born in County Tyrone, Ireland. He immigrated to New Castle County, Delaware at the age of 17. Rogers settled in Hawkins County by 1784 and married Mary Amis (1768-1833), the daughter of Thomas Amis, a wealthy local merchant and landowner. Amis gave Rogers a tract of land on Croketts Creek, where Rogers built his home, tavern, and distillery and also founded the town of Rogersville. Joseph and Mary Rogers had...
Dates: 1783-1834

Judge C. C. Clay receipt, 1818; Barshaba Smith III letter, 1854; H. M. Carr note, 1867; Stover vs. Hammer replevin warrant, 1873; E. P. Gaines letter, 1899; 1928 sympathy acknowledgement from Tyson family.

Identifier: MM.1979.030
Scope and Contents 1818 receipt to John & Jos. H. Hodge from Judge C.C. Clay. 1854 letter from Barshaba Smith III to I.L. Etter re: selling sand. 1867 note to Mrs. Martha Poindexter, Quarryville, Hawkins County, Tenn., from H.M. Carr re: claims (fragment). 1873 replevin warrant, Ellis Stover vs. Melville Hammer, Sevier County, Tenn. 1899 letter from E.P. Gaines, Washington, DC, to Sue L. Clotworthy re: father’s sword (+ env. with stamp cut away). 1928 sympathy acknowledgement from the family of General...
Dates: 1818-1928

Kepler store, Hawkins County, Tenn., account books and post office records.

Identifier: MSC 0728
Scope and Contents

36 paperback store ledgers 1900-1918 + loading receipt book 1914; hardback ledgers for 1898, 1901, 1909, 1916, 1901-1916, 1922 Fry post office (1882-1901) postal account book, voter registration receipts, 1909-1911, Kepler post office (1894-1903), 30 black-and-white photographs of the Kepler community Fry post office discontinued 1901 moved to Kepler; Kepler discontinued in 1903 moved to Persia

Dates: 1898-1918

Manuscript school subscription document, 1840, Surguineville, Tenn., 8th common school district, teacher D. Thurman.

Identifier: MM.2015.009
Scope and Contents

Manuscript school subscription document, 1840, signed by 12 pledgees and three school committee men. Surguineville, Tenn., 8th common school district, teacher D. Thurman Signed by Jas. B. Galbraith, G. A. Simmons, S. L. Henderson.

Dates: 1840

New Providence Presbyterian Church, Hawkins County, Tenn. (Photocopy)

Identifier: MM.1976.002
Scope and Contents

Photocopies made from papers in the possession of Miss Jane Armstrong and New Providence Presbyterian Church, Stony Point, Surgoinsville, Tenn.; and Mrs. Ruth Amis Crowe, Church Hill, Tenn. Hawkins County, Tenn.: various records, histories, etc. of New Providence Presbyterian Church; Well’s Church; Maxwell Academy; New Providence Academy; New Providence High School; Armstrong family.

Dates: 1976

Newton Thomas Beal Papers (George E. Webb Collection, Hawkins County Records) .

Identifier: MSC 0927
Scope and Contents Newton Thomas Beal (1841-1890), his father Elias Beal, and his brother Joseph Beal were Union veterans of the Civil War from Hawkins County. Elias Beal was also sheriff of Hawkins County. Newton married Mary Amis and lived on property next to the Thomas Amis property including the landmark Ebbing and Flowing Spring. After the Civil War, Newton Beal was U. S. pension agent for Hawkins County and U. S. Internal Revenue agent for Hawkins County. Beal was also commander of Post 17 of the G. A....
Dates: 1867-1890

Olivia P. Brisbin Gift.

Identifier: MM.1985.011
Scope and Contents

Sept. 24, 1801, surveyor’s map showing part of Grainger, Hawkins & Knox Counties. ____ Evans, surveyor. ADS 1 pc. (torn) Aug. 24, 1860, certification of the Campbell Co. (Tenn.) Agricultural and Mechanical Society. Signed by L. P. Williams, secty., Agricultural Bureau. ADS 1 p. James Sterling Smith and Margaret Louise Rutherford Smith family Bible entries. 1870s and later. (Donor’s note: they lived in Harrogate and Cumberland Gap). Photostat.

Dates: 1801; 1860-1880

Patricia Scruggs Trolinger research on the Hamilton family.

Identifier: MSC 0487
Scope and Contents Research on the Hamilton family of Hawkins County, Tenn. Also Sullivan County, Tenn. Done by Patricia Scruggs Trolinger (Mrs. Donald Trolinger of Miami, Okla.). Researcher Mrs. Phyllis Hamilton Newton contacted Mr. Trolinger in October 2010 to ask about his wife’s research, only to learn Mrs. Trolinger had just passed away. Mr. Trolinger sent Mrs. Newton the research on the Hamilton family of Hawkins County, Tenn., and requested that the material be placed in a repository when she was...
Dates: 2014

Poor Valley Salt Co. and Holston Mining and Mfg. Co. stock transfer R. N. Mitchell to Hugh W. Mitchell, Hawkins County, Tenn. 1871.

Identifier: MM.2011.029
Scope and Contents

Tenn., Hawkins Co., 1871. Poor Valley Salt Co. and Holston Mining and Mfg. Co. Transfer of stock to Hugh Mitchell from Rich. Mitchell, indenture, signed by A. A. and Hugh Kyle, John Walker, R. Mitchell and J. R. Armstrong. Handwritten, 3 pgs., with revenue stamps affixed.

Dates: 1871

Powel County, Tenn. Bill of complaint of Orville Bradley, Samuel McPheeters, and George Smith, Hawkins County, Tenn. [1838].

Identifier: MM.2000.050
Scope and Contents Bill of complaint of Orville Bradley, Samuel McPheeters, and George Smith, Hawkins County, Tenn. [1838]. ADS 12 pp. (3 pcs.). Re: Powel County, Tenn. (formed from Hawkins, Greene, Washington & Sullivan Counties). Seller’s note: Powel County manuscript in the hand of John A. McKinney(?). Bill of complaint of Orville Bradley (and others) challenging the legality of Powel County (Hawkins County), April 14, 1838. Highly important document relating to the short-lived Powel County. It was this...
Dates: 1838

Prentiss Price Genealogical Research .

Identifier: MSC 0805
Dates: 1947-1960

Prentiss Price Papers. Hawkins County, Tenn., Court Cases. (1788 -1897).

Identifier: MSC 0111
Scope and Contents Court cases, most from Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tenn., ca. 1788 to ca. 1897. Arranged alphabetically by first person listed on case. Detailed finding aid lists additional names involved. Collection also includes: account book, Wm. Alexander, 1834-1852; Battle of Tohopeka casualty report, 1814; Hawkins County election returns, 1869; Hawkins County jurors and tax collectors, 1834; Hawkins County militia roll, 1824; 1833 petition re: route of River Road near Hawkins & Grainger County...
Dates: 1788-1897

Prentiss Price Papers, Kyle Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0282
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of family files, original research done by Prentiss Price. Originals returned to Kate Kyle in 1981 and were subsequently given to the Rogersville Public Library. Surnames from this collection are noted on cards for the genealogical vertical files.

Dates: 1940-1980

Pressman’s Home Photo Album

Identifier: PAS 0182
Scope and Contents

Collection of black and white photographs of Walter Patrick Gang and his wife, Marian, at the Pressman’s Home outside Rogersville, Tennessee and other locations around the area. Photos are in an old album and are not labeled.

Dates: 1945

Pressmen’s Home Collection (George E. Webb Collection, Hawkins County Records).

Identifier: MSC 0505
Scope and Contents

George Webb Collection. Pressmen’s Home Collection. Pressmen's Home was the headquarters for the International Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union of North America from 1911-69. The facilities provided on the union's campus, in Hawkins County, Tennessee, near Rogersville, included a trade school, a sanitarium, a retirement home, a hotel, a post office, a chapel, a hydroelectric power production plant, and other facilities designed to make it a self-sufficient community. (Wikipedia)

Dates: 1920-1950

R. G. Fain note re: hiring slave Caroline from Watterson estate, March 1, 1862.

Identifier: MM.2009.012
Scope and Contents

Note signed by R. G. Fain and Geo. R. Powell agreeing to pay $52 dollars for 12 months services of Caroline, a slave belonging to the estate of Margaret Watterson. Agrees to keep her in Hawkins County, Tenn., to provide for medical needs and clothing. March 1, 1862. ADS 1 pc. (mounted to backing with tape by ETHS).

Dates: 1862

Richard Henderson land grants, 1795.

Identifier: MM.1981.001
Scope and Contents

Land grants issued to Richard Henderson on the Powell and Clinch Rivers, Hawkins County, Tenn. 1795. Photocopies and typed transcriptions. The land later became part of Claiborne County, Tenn.

Dates: 1795

Robert L. and Willie K. Gaut Collection--Cockreham Manuscripts.

Identifier: MSC 0067
Scope and Contents

Hawkins Co., Tenn. papers of the Cockreham and Horner families. Includes account books, ledgers receipts, estate settlement documents, etc. Ca. 1820s-1870s, 1903. Also included: Cheek’s X Roads (Cross Roads) day book, 1826-1827; stallion license, 1841; Hawkins Co., Tenn. warrants, bills of cost, 1841-1845; five leather cases (wallets).

Dates: 1820-1880; 1903

Rogan Family Papers (George E. Webb Collection, Hawkins County Records).

Identifier: MSC 0908
Scope and Contents

George E. Webb Collection. Hawkins County: Rogan Family Papers

Dates: 1910-1945

Rogers Cemetery Photographs

Identifier: SPC 2019.098
Scope and Contents

Five color photographs of Rogers Cemetery in Rogersville, Hawkins County (Tenn.)

Burial place of Joseph Rogers (1764-1833) and Mary Amis Rogers (1768-1833); David Crockett (1729-1777) and Elizabeth Crockett (1730-1777) - Davy Crockett’s grandparents killed by Native Americans

Dates: unknown

Samuel Long for Magistrate Electoral Ticket (Hawkins County, Tenn.). (1884)

Identifier: Ephemera 2018.024
Scope and Contents

Samuel Long Election Ticket (Hawkins County, Tenn.) (1884)

Dates: 1884

Samuel Molsbee diary, ledger, photograph (photographs).

Identifier: MSC 0110
Scope and Contents

Includes an account book from a store near the Devil’s Nose, Hawkins County, Tenn., 1855-1859 and also a journal of preaching at various places in the are beginning 1861. Two unidentified large photographs (16 x 20) of elderly men.

Dates: 1855-1863

Samuel Powell - Abraham Blevins land grant, Hawkins County, Tenn., 1827.

Identifier: MM.1981.084
Scope and Contents

1827 land grant to Samuel Powell and Abraham Blevins for 100 acres in Hawkins County, Tenn. Signed by Governor William Carroll. ADS / pfa 1 pc. (sections missing; encased in fabric).

Dates: 1827

Smith Family Collection (Whitesburg, Tenn.).

Identifier: MSC 0102
Scope and Contents (Folders 26, 43, 49, & 75 tell of the location of Smith Family artifacts, portraits, and papers located in libraries and museums other than the McClung Collection.) Includes Tomlinson family material & Tate Springs material. Folder 13 contains postcards showing views and bldgs. of the Tate Springs Hotel. Many other postcards are in this collection, most are 19th century. Tate Springs Hotel (Inn), Knoxville Farmers Convention, agriculture, Appalachian Exposition award ribbons and...
Dates: 1794 - 1930

St. Clair Methodist Church history, Hawkins County, Tenn.  By Jesse C. Mills.

Identifier: MM.1980.015
Scope and Contents

Brief history of St. Clair Methodist Church, Hawkins County, Tenn. Written by Jesse C. Mills for use in the Rogersville Review, May 30, 1980. PHOTOCOPY. 2 pp.

Dates: 1980

St. Clair Methodist Church register, ca. 1887-1915.

Identifier: MM.1980.014
Scope and Contents

Bound volume. Church register, St. Clair Class, Holston Conference, M. E. Church South. Ca. 1887-1915. Lists pastors, members, some marriages, loose list of members (1 p.). January 13m 1889 secretary's report, 1894 and 1896 letters of transfer, and ca. 1950s newspaper clippings on religious subjects. St. Clair Methodist Church, Hawkins County, Tenn.

Dates: circa 1887-1915

Thomas Church deed, Hawkins County, Tenn., 1817.

Identifier: MM.1981.106
Scope and Contents

May 30, 1817, deed between Thomas Church and George Church, both of Hawkins County, Tenn., for land in Hawkins County. ADS (1 document torn in 2 pieces).

Dates: 1817

U. S. District Court, Sixth Circuit, District of East Tennessee, Nov. 1864, indictment of Clinton A. Charles of Hawkins Co, Tenn., as a traitor.

Identifier: MM.2019.056
Scope and Contents

U.S. District Court, Sixth Circuit, District of East Tennessee, Nov. 1864, indictment of Clinton A. Charles of Hawkins Co. Tenn., as a traitor.

Dates: 1864